GRADUATION’S 20 PERCENT

Getty Images- Obama White House Archives Graduation is a special time for families.  Students take the spotlight http://talkaboutparenting.org/wp-content/uploads/Pomp-and-Circumstance-Graduation-Walking-March-Song-Extended.mp3 whether it’s the now-celebrated moving  on from kindergarten     Pasadena High School Graduation or the old-time high school or university academic accomplishment.       Praises, shouts, slaps on the back…

OUR UNCHECKED MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

“Suicide is a viable option. But what if I don’t complete the task and I’m maimed for life — then what? “Damn!” Total depression to be followed, having experienced this missed opportunity to end life’s woes and now facing the final chapter of a life, replete with a growing list…

MOTHER’S DAY ISN’T ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE

For the mothers who delivered babies and were caught up in the crack cocaine era of the 1980s and 1990s, Mother’s Day has a different place in their lives. If drug use was suspected and the testing results were positive, a mother in the hospital for delivery had her newborn detained and…